Highly Caffeinated Beverages

What effect do they have on teens

Caffine/Energy Drinks

The most popular caffeinated beverages in this class were Mt. Dew, Pepsi, Coffee, Coca-cola, and Dr. Pepper.

Mt. Dew is one of the most highly caffeinated soft drinks on the market. It contains 51 milligrams of caffeine.

In a 20 oz serve of Pepsi, there are 63 milligrams of caffeine.

One cup of coffee (8 fl oz) has 237 grams of caffeine.

Coca-cola only has 32mg of caffeine in a 330ml can. Coca-cola is considered a highly recommended if you want a tasty soft drink, since it doesn't have as much caffeine as the rest.

Dr. Pepper contains 3.42 mg of caffeine per fluid ounce.

What Effect does caffeine have on Teens

Kids appear to process caffeine -- the stimulant in coffee, energy drinks and soda -- differently after puberty. Males then experience greater heart rate and blood-pressure changes than females.
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